Today's art is a digitally-assaulted photograph of The Summit, on Summers Street. Inspired by a visit to the Marx Toys Museum website, I tried to make it look like a late-1950s tin-litho and plastic Marx playset.
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If you're looking for vintage kitschy costume jewelry, The Purple Moon is the mother lode. I can see several gems from the 50s, 60s and 70s in the above photo, all of them dripping with retro charm.
This neat little Asian piece screamed out for a solo photo. There are great little accent pieces like this all over the store.
Tomorrow we wrap up our photo essay with a look at some more neat glassware and other cool items.
This week brings another subtle digitally assaulted photograph. It's a shot of a deserted Brawley Walkway in downtown Charleston. I messed with the sky, airbushed out the people, and made one lampost red.
It's another study of minor league surrealism.
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